UNIVERSITY OF MACAU

Visiting Senior Instructor in Communication

Location
Macau (MO)
Posted
16 May 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Visiting Senior Instructor in Communication
(Ref. No.: FSS/DCOM/VSI/05/2019) 

The University of Macau (UM) is the only public comprehensive university in Macao. Leveraging this unique advantage, UM aims to establish itself as a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, UM has seen a significant development in and a rising international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. It has implemented a unique ‘4-in-1’ education model that integrates discipline-specific education, general education, research and internship education, and community and peer education. Combining this model with the largest residential college system in Asia, UM provides all-round education to students. In addition, it recruits outstanding scholars from around the world to create a multilingual and multicultural learning environment for students. With the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and the new initiatives of the university to boost cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary programmes, UM embraces unprecedented opportunities for development, and offers bright career prospect to professionals in different areas.

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Visiting Senior Instructor in the following discipline:

Communication, intended to contribute to departmental teaching needs in two specific areas: (1) video production and (2) public communication. 

The Department of Communication currently offers broad-based curricula leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. They cover various areas of communication studies (communication theory, intercultural communication, organizational communication, communication skills); vocationally-oriented public communication (public relations, advertising, event planning); media studies and journalism (journalism writing and publication, mass media, new media, digital culture); cultural studies (cultural and critical theory, cinema, popular culture); and communication and creative cultural industries (video production, film making, animation, photography, design). The Department of Communication has a diverse student body drawn from Macao, Mainland China, and other parts of the world.  Information about the Department of Communication is available at the University website: https://comm.fss.um.edu.mo/.

Qualifications
Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in communication or an equivalent discipline, and/or equivalent professional experience, a demonstrable record of excellence in teaching at university level, and expertise in the area of either video production or public communication. While applicants must be fluent in English, ability to speak Chinese may be considered an asset, though it is not a prerequisite for the appointment.

The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in mid-August 2019.

Remuneration
A taxable annual remuneration starting from MOP543,840 (approximately USD67,044) will be commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification and relevant professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% - 7% after various discretionary exemptions.  

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/ for more details, and apply ONLINE. Review of applications will commence on 17 May 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they are not invited for an interview within 3 months of application. 

Human Resources Section, Office of Administration
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China 
Website: https://career.admo.um.edu.mo/;  Email: vacancy@um.edu.mo 
Tel: +853 8822 8578;  Fax: +853 8822 2412 

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances. 

***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only***
** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**